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Donor sperm insemination in Cyprus

Fertilization in the Fallopian tubes

Artificial insemination by donor is an allowed fertility treatment in Cyprus. For it to be carried out, the following requirements should be met: high sperm count, a good ovarian reserve, and tubal patency.

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Artificial insemination

How is an AI performed

Artificial insemination is the easiest of all assisted reproductive technologies. It consists of placing those sperm presenting the highest motility rates into the woman’s cervix during her fertile days.

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Egg vitrification

Oocyte cryopreservation

Egg vitrification and freezing is an assisted reproductive technology (ART) that allows the preservation of female fertility in order to have the chance of being a mother in the future when the woman is ready to do so.

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IVF with donor eggs

Altruistic egg donor

Egg donation consist in the following : a woman donates her eggs anonymously to another woman, these eggs are fertilised in the laboratory and the implated in the future mother’s uterus, resulting in pregnancy.

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GnRH Analogues

Gonadotropin-releasing hormone

GnRh analogues are hormones used in some assisted reproduction procedures that require a monitorisation of the ovarian cycle. These hormones are administered through injections the patient can apply to herself.

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Medicaments containing FSH

The FSH is a type of gonadotropic hormone which regulates the reproductive cycle in men and women. For the assisted reproductive treatments, it is prescribed to women for ovulation induction.

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Effects of GnRH analogues

Effects on assisted reproduction

These hormonal compounds are chemically similar to GnRH hormone, responsible for stimulating the pituitary gland. They are used as medicines to induce ovulation in assisted reproduction.

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